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 2022-10-02 16:51 

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OPEC+ to consider oil cut of over than 1 million bpd sources...

By Maha El Dahan and Olesya Astakhova DUBAI (Reuters) -OPEC+ will consider an oil output cut of more than a million barrels per day (bpd) next week, OPEC sources said on Sunday, in what would be the biggest move yet since the COVID-19 pandemic to address ...

 2022-10-02 16:44 

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Tesla's quarterly electric vehicle deliveries miss estimates...

Tesla Inc on Sunday announced its third-quarter electric vehicle deliveries were 343,830, lower than expected and weighed down by production stoppages to update its factory in Shanghai....

 2022-10-02 16:36 

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Hurricane Orlene could bring flash floods, mudslides to Mexico...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) Hurricane Orlene barreled toward Mexico's southwestern coast as a dangerous Category 3 storm and is expected to dump torrential rains even as it is forecast to weaken in the coming days, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said o...

 2022-10-02 16:21 

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Tensions high as Brazilians on other side of Atlantic cast ballots...

By Catarina Demony and Miguel Pereira LISBON (Reuters) Brazilian Artur Dantas moved to Portugal six months ago because of political tension in his country but he hopes the result of Sunday's elections might allow him and others to return home one day....

 2022-10-02 16:21 

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Exclusive-India's Reliance Jio to launch 4G enabled low-cost laptop at $184...

By Munsif Vengattil NEW DELHI (Reuters) Reliance Jio will launch a budget laptop priced at $184 (15,000 Indian rupees) with an embedded 4G sim card, aiming to replicate the success of its low-cost JioPhone in India's highly price-sensitive market, two...

 2022-10-02 16:06 

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Blinken to woo Latin America's new leftist leaders, reassert U.S. commitment...

By Humeyra Pamuk and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to Latin America on Monday to reassert Washington's commitment to the region and meet with three new leftist leaders, amid concerns that neglect of the h...

 2022-10-02 15:21 

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Junta set to stay in power after Chad delays elections by two years...

By Mahamat Ramadane N'DJAMENA (Reuters) Chad has adopted resolutions that push back democratic elections by two years and allow interim leader Mahamat Idriss Deby to stay in power and be eligible to run for president in the eventual vote....

 2022-10-02 14:36 

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U.S. defense secretary sees no imminent invasion of Taiwan by China...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Sunday he sees no imminent invasion of Taiwan by China but what U.S. officials observe is China trying to establish a new normal with its military activities around the island....

 2022-10-02 14:21 

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Russian parliament to consider legal steps to absorb Ukrainian regions...

MOSCOW (Reuters) Russia's parliament will consider on Monday bills and ratification treaties to absorb four Ukrainian regions, RIA Novosti news agency cited the speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin, as saying on Sunday...

 2022-10-02 13:51 

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Ukraine advance in Lyman shows it can push back Russian forces -NATO chief...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) Ukraine's capture of a city within territory of Russian President Vladimir Putin's declared annexation demonstrates that Ukrainians are making progress and able to push back against Russian forces, NATO Secretary-General Jens ...

 2022-10-02 13:36 

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Greece says it's open to talks with Turkey once provocations end...

ATHENS (Reuters) Greece wants to have a constructive dialogue with Turkey based on international law but its Aegean neighbour must halt its unprecedented escalation of provocations, the Greek foreign minister said on Sunday....

 2022-10-02 13:06 

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King Charles, stepping back from campaigning, will not go to Egypt climate summit...

LONDON (Reuters) Britain's King Charles will not attend a world leaders' climate change summit in Egypt next month, a royal source said on Sunday, as the new monarch steps back from his previous high-profile campaigning roles....

 2022-10-02 12:58 

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Burkina Faso's self-declared military leader says "situation is under control"...

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) -Burkina Faso's self-declared military leader Captain Ibrahim Traore said on Sunday that the situation was under control, urging people to refrain from acts of vandalism targeting the French embassy, a statement read on national ...

 2022-10-02 12:51 

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UK's Truss changes rules to cut red tape for more small firms...

LONDON (Reuters) British Prime Minister Liz Truss said on Sunday she would allow more firms to define themselves as small businesses so they can avoid reporting requirements and other regulations in the future, part of her measures to spur economic growth...

 2022-10-02 12:36 

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Germany, Denmark, Norway to give Ukraine 16 Slovak Zuzana-2 howitzers...

BERLIN (Reuters) Germany, Denmark and Norway will buy 16 Slovak Zuzana-2 howitzers for Ukraine, the German Defence Ministry said on Sunday, with delivery to begin next year....

 2022-10-02 12:06 

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Weighty U.S. Supreme Court term dawns with environmental and race cases...

By Andrew Chung and Nate Raymond WASHINGTON (Reuters) The U.S. Supreme Court's nine justices are poised on Monday to open a new nine-month term packed with major cases including disputes centered on race that give members of its conservative majority ...

 2022-10-02 11:51 

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Russian Deputy PM says it's possible to restore Nord Stream pipelines TASS...

MOSCOW (Reuters) Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Sunday that it was technically possible to restore ruptured offshore infrastructure of Nord Streams pipelines, TASS news agency reported....

 2022-10-02 11:21 

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Russia says its forces destroy seven artillery depots in Ukraine...

MOSCOW (Reuters) Russia's Defence Ministry said on Sunday its forces had destroyed seven artillery and missile depots in the Ukrainian regions of Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv and Donetsk....

 2022-10-02 11:06 

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Stellantis boss expects chip supply to remain 'complicated' until end 2023...

PARIS (Reuters) The head of carmaker Stellantis, Carlos Tavares, expects the semiconductor supply chain to remain tight until the end of next year, he said in an interview published on Sunday in French newspaper Le Parisien....

 2022-10-02 10:57 

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Pope begs Putin to end 'spiral of violence and death', cites nuclear threat...

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal on Sunday to Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop "this spiral of violence and death" in Ukraine, saying the crisis there was risking a nuclear escalation with uncontrollable globa...

 2022-10-02 10:51 

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Shareholder, regulator pushback ended UBS-Wealthfront deal, SonntagsZeitung reports...

ZURICH (Reuters) Resistance from shareholders and United States regulators torpedoed Swiss bank UBS's $1.4 billion bid for U.S. digital wealth management group Wealthfront, Swiss paper SonntagsZeitung reported, citing bank sources it did not identify....

 2022-10-02 10:51 

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Iran lawmakers chant "thank you, police" amid growing public fury over woman's death...

DUBAI (Reuters) Iranian lawmakers chanted "thank you, thank you, police" during a parliament session on Sunday, amid weeks of anti-government protests across Iran following the death of a young woman in police custody, Iranian state media reported...

 2022-10-02 10:36 

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Axa may invest at least $98 million in Monte dei Paschi...

By Valentina Za MILAN (Reuters) French insurer Axa is considering investing at least 100 million euros ($97.99 million) in a new share sale by Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) without any changes to its joint venture with the Tuscan bank, two people close ...

 2022-10-02 10:21 

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Zelenskiy declares key town of Lyman 'fully cleared' of Russian forces...

KYIV (Reuters) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy declared the key eastern town of Lyman "fully cleared" of Russian forces on Sunday, a day after Moscow said its troops had decided to withdraw from their months-long stronghold in the north of...

 2022-10-02 09:36 

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Turkey strikes 23 PKK members in northern Iraq air raid...

ISTANBUL (Reuters) Turkey struck 23 members of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in an air raid some 140 kilometres (90 miles)into northern Iraq, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday....

 2022-10-02 09:21 

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Strike enters sixth day at four TotalEnergies refineries...

PARIS (Reuters) A strike at four TotalEnergies refineries entered its sixth day on Sunday, a CGT union spokesperson told Reuters....

 2022-10-02 09:21 

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U.N. ship to deliver Ukrainian wheat to Somalia -ministry...

KYIV (Reuters) A fifth vessel chartered by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), NEW ISLAND, has arrived at Ukraine's Black Sea port of Chornomorsk and will deliver Ukrainian wheat to Somalia, Ukraine's infrastructure ministry said on Sun...

 2022-10-02 09:06 

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Kuwait's government submits resignation to crown prince state news agency...

(Reuters) Kuwait's government submitted its resignation on Sunday, state news agency (KUNA) reported, following a parliamentary eleciton in the Gulf state....

 2022-10-02 08:51 

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UK PM Truss says cabinet was not informed of plans to scrap top rate of tax...

LONDON (Reuters) British Prime Minister Liz Truss said on Sunday her cabinet of top ministers was not informed in advance that the government planned to abolish the top rate of tax, adding it was a decision taken by finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng....

 2022-10-02 08:36 

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Russia blocks SoundCloud citing spread of "false information" -Ifx...

(This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine)...

 2022-10-02 08:36 

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Lapid says draft Lebanese maritime border deal guards Israel's interests...

JERUSALEM (Reuters) Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid gave a preliminary nod on Sunday to a draft U.S.-brokered deal demarcating a maritime border with Lebanon, telling his cabinet the proposal would fully safeguard Israel's security and commercial in...

 2022-10-02 08:21 

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UK's Truss says should have better laid ground for economic plan...

LONDON (Reuters) British Prime Minister Liz Truss said on Sunday she should have done more to "lay the ground" better for her plan for economic growth to try to minimise market reaction, which saw the pound hit record lows and government borrowing...

 2022-10-02 07:36 

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China JD.com founder Liu settles U.S. rape civil suit...

By Casey Hall SHANGHAI (Reuters) Billionaire Richard Liu, founder of one of China's largest e-commerce platforms JD.com, has settled a civil suit brought by former University of Michigan student Liu Jingyao, who had accused him of rape....

 2022-10-02 07:06 

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How a deadly crush at an Indonesia soccer match unfolded...

(Reuters) At least 174 people were killed and around 180 injured at a soccer match in Indonesia after panicked fans were trampled and crushed trying to flee during a riot, authorities said on Sunday....

 2022-10-02 07:06 

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Gazprom says gas exports to Europe via Ukraine steady on Sunday...

MOSCOW (Reuters) Russian gas producer Gazprom said its supply of gas to Europe through Ukraine via the Sudzha entry point was at 41.7 million cubic metres (mcm) on Sunday, unchanged from the previous day....

 2022-10-02 06:36 

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Latvian PM's New Unity party on track to win general election...

RIGA (Reuters) The centre-right New Unity party of Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins leads Saturday's national election with 19% of the vote, after the state election body published results from 91% of districts on Sunday morning....

 2022-10-02 06:27 

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Soccer-Violence, mismanagement plague volatile Indonesian scene...

By Michael Church (Reuters) Volatile crowds and violent fan groups have long been a hallmark of Indonesian soccer, left reeling from Saturday's rioting in East Java in which 129 people were killed following Arema FC's defeat by Persebaya Surabaya....

 2022-10-02 05:51 

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Ukraine's retaking of Lyman key for neighbouring Luhansk region governor...

(Reuters) Serhiy Gaidai, the governor of Ukraine's Luhansk region, said that the retaking of Lyman in the neighbouring Donetsk region is one of the key factors for reclaiming lost territory in Luhansk....

 2022-10-02 05:21 

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Brazil votes in tense Lula-Bolsonaro presidential contest...

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) Brazilians are voting on Sunday in the first round of their country's most polarized election in decades, with leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva favored to beat right-wing incumbent Jair Bolsonaro....

 2022-10-02 05:21 

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Hurricane-ravaged Florida, Carolinas face daunting recovery...

By Brad Brooks MIAMI (Reuters) The largely innocuous but soggy remnants of Hurricane Ian drifted through Virginia early on Sunday, leaving in their wake storm-ravaged residents in Florida and the Carolinas facing a disaster recovery expected to cost tens ...

 2022-10-02 05:21 

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Analysis-Under water: how the Bank of England threw markets a lifeline...

By Carolyn Cohn, Tommy Wilkes and Carolina Mandl...

 2022-10-02 05:21 

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Tired of gridlock, Bulgarians vote in 4th election in less than two years...

By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA (Reuters) Bulgarians vote in their fourth national election in less than two years on Sunday, with little hope for a stable government emerging because of deep division within the political elite over how to tackle entrenched co...

 2022-10-02 05:15 

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Bosnians go to polls to choose between nationalists and reformists...

By Daria Sito-Sucic SARAJEVO (Reuters) Bosnians go to the polls on Sunday to choose the country's new collective presidency and lawmakers at national, regional and local levels, deciding between long-entrenched nationalist parties and reformists focus...

 2022-10-02 03:51 

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Ukraine celebrates capturing key town, Putin ally mulls possible nuclear response...

By Tom Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KYIV (Reuters) Ukrainian troops said they had taken the key bastion of Lyman in occupied eastern Ukraine, a stinging defeat that prompted a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin to call for the possible use of ...

 2022-10-02 03:51 

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Australian government slams Optus for cybersecurity breach...

MELBOURNE (Reuters) The Australian government on Sunday levelled its harshest criticism yet against Optus, the second-biggest telecoms company, for a cybersecurity breach that affected the equivalent of 40% of the country's population....

 2022-10-02 03:36 

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New Zealand welcomes back indigenous remains from Austria...

MELBOURNE (Reuters) New Zealand on Sunday welcomed back the remains of around 64 indigenous New Zealanders that were stolen in the 19th century and sent back by Austria after more than 70 years of negotiations....

 2022-10-02 02:58 

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US Mortgage Rates Rise for a Sixth Consecutive Week to 6.7%...

Mortgage rates continued to march towards 7.0%. Core PCE Price Index numbers for August and this week's labor market stats could deliver another rise....

 2022-10-02 00:36 

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Indonesia police say 127 people killed after stampede at football match...

JAKARTA (Reuters) Indonesian police said on Sunday that 127 people had died and 180 were injured after a stampede following crowd trouble at a football match in the province of East Java overnight....

 2022-10-01 23:58 

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Indonesia police say 127 people killed after stampede at football match...

JAKARTA (Reuters) Indonesia's policy chief in East Java province said on Sunday that 127 people had died and 180 were injured after a crowd stampede during crowd trouble at a football match....

 2022-10-01 23:51 

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Australia expands sanctions against Russians...

MELBOURNE (Reuters) Australia on Sunday imposed targeted financial sanctions and travel bans on 28 Russian-appointed separatists, ministers and senior officials after President Vladimir Putin proclaimed the annexation of four regions of Ukraine....

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